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IBM Tivoli Storage Management Concepts

An IBM Redbooks publication

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Published on 06 June 2006, updated 19 March 2007

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ISBN-10: 0738497029
ISBN-13: 9780738497020
IBM Form #: SG24-4877-04

Authors: Charlotte Brooks, Peter McFarlane, Norbert Pott, Martin Trcka and Eduardo Tomaz

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    This IBM Redbooks publication describes the features and functions of IBM Tivoli Storage Manager. It introduces Tivoli Storage Management concepts for those new to storage management, in general, and to IBM Tivoli Storage Manager, in particular.

    This easy-to-follow guide gives a broad understanding of IBM Tivoli Storage Manager software, the key technologies to know, and the solutions available to protect your business. It offers a broad understanding of how IBM Tivoli Storage Manager will work in heterogeneous environments including Windows, UNIX/Linux, OS/400, and z/OS platforms, and with mission-critical applications such as DB/2, Oracle, Lotus Domino, Exchange, SAP, and many more.

    The book introduces storage management software by explaining the concepts, architecture, and systems management features of IBM Tivoli Storage Manager and showing available complementary products. It will help you design solutions to protect data holdings from losses ranging from those caused by user error to complete site disasters.

    Table of Contents

    Part 1. Storage management concepts

    Chapter 1. Introduction to IBM Tivoli Storage Manager

    Chapter 2. Business requirements

    Chapter 3. Architectural concepts

    Chapter 4. Planning concepts

    Part 2. Client architecture

    Chapter 5. Client data movement methods

    Chapter 6. Backup-archive client

    Chapter 7. API client

    Chapter 8. HSM solutions

    Part 3. Server architecture

    Chapter 9. Policy management

    Chapter 10. Scheduling

    Chapter 11. Data storage

    Chapter 12. Managing users and security levels

    Chapter 13. Licensing

    Chapter 14. Enterprise Management

    Chapter 15. High availability clustering

    Chapter 16. Disaster Recovery Manager

    Chapter 17. Reporting

    Part 4. Complementary products

    Chapter 18. IBM Tivoli Continuous Data Protection for Files

    Chapter 19. IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Databases

    Chapter 20. IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Mail

    Chapter 21. IBM Tivoli Storage Manager solutions for mySAP

    Chapter 22. IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Applications

    Chapter 23. Complementary products

    Part 5. Appendixes

    Appendix A. Planning and sizing worksheets


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